Jesus: Brother of the Tortured and Judge of the Torturers

Pietà by Bernard Buffet (The National Museum of Modern Art, Paris) – Used in the Cover Art for Jesus Christ for Today’s World by Jürgen Moltmann

In Jesus Christ for Today’s World, Moltmann devotes an entire chapter to the subject of torture, titled “The Tortured Christ.” In light of the recently released Senate report on CIA interrogation methods,  I thought I would share a few highlights and reflections from Moltmann on this topic.

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